Theory and modeling


In an effort to better guide our understanding of eco-evolutionary dynamics, we have conducted a number of theoretical studies and individual-based models. The former were mostly collaborations between Andrew Hendry and Troy Day. The latter are mostly the efforts of former PhD students Xavier Thibert-Plante and Ben Haller, as well as former postdoc Jacques Labonne.




1.      Gras, R., A. Golestani, M. Cristescu, and A.P. Hendry. 2015. Speciation without pre-defined fitness functions. PLoS ONE 10:e0137838. PDF


2.      Haller, B.C., J.M. de Vos, B. Keller, A. P. Hendry, and E. Conti. 2014. A tale of two morphs: Modeling pollen transfer, magic traits, and reproductive isolation in parapatry. PLoS ONE 9:e106512. PDF


3.      Haller, B.C., and A.P. Hendry. 2014. Solving the paradox of stasis: squashed stabilizing selection and the limits of detection. Evolution 68:483-500. PDF


4.      Nowak, M.D., B.C. Haller, A.D. Yoder. 2014. The founding of Mauritian endemic coffee trees by a synchronous long-distance dispersal event. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27(6), 12291239. PDF


5.      Haller, B.C., R. Mazzucco, and U. Dieckmann. 2013. Evolutionary branching in complex landscapes. American Naturalist 182: E127-E141. PDF


6.      Thibert-Plante, X., and A.P. Hendry. 2011. Factors influencing progress toward ecological speciation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:2186-2196. PDF


7.      Thibert-Plante, X., and A.P. Hendry. 2011. The consequences of phenotypic plasticity for ecological speciation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:326-342. PDF


8.      Labonne, J., and A.P. Hendry. 2010. Natural selection can giveth and taketh away reproductive barriers: models of population divergence in guppies. American Naturalist 176:26-39. PDF


9.      Thibert-Plante, X., and A.P. Hendry. 2010. When can ecological speciation be detected with neutral loci? Molecular Ecology 19:2301-2314. PDF


10.  Thibert-Plante, X., and A.P. Hendry. 2009. Five questions on ecological speciation addressed with individual-based simulations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:109-123. PDF


11.  Hendry, A.P., and T. Day. 2005. Population structure attributable to reproductive date: isolation-by-time and adaptation-by-time. Molecular Ecology 14:901-916. PDF


12.  Hendry, A.P. 2004. Selection against migrants contributes to the rapid evolution of ecologically-dependent reproductive isolation. Evolutionary Ecology Research 6:12191236. PDF


13.  Hendry, A.P., and T. Day. 2003. Revisiting the positive correlation between female size and egg size. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5:421-429. PDF


14.  Hendry, A.P., T. Day, and A.B. Cooper. 2001. Optimal propagule size and number: allowance for discrete stages, and effects of maternal size on total reproductive output and offspring fitness. American Naturalist 157:387-407. PDF


15.  Hendry, A.P., T. Day, and E.B. Taylor. 2001. Population mixing and the adaptive divergence of quantitative characters in discrete populations: a theoretical framework for empirical tests. Evolution 55:459-466. PDF